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  • 19 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac has commenced preparations for the centenary of the Gallipoli landings in April. Led by Commander Belinda Wood, Anzac’s ship’s company is to ensure the ship is ‘in all respects ready’ to represent Australia at activities in the Dardanelles and Gallipoli, to be followed by a series of international port visits. In order to […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS ANZAC has been welcomed home following a six-month deployment to the Middle East. Family and friends filled the wharf at Garden Island in Sydney on 26 January, waving Australian flags as they cheered alongside the 191 members embarked on the frigate. ANZAC’s deployment as part of Operation SLIPPER and the multinational Combined Maritime Forces […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities

    On the eve of the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, the crew of HMAS Anzac was joined by the Prime Minister of Australia, the Honourable Tony Abbot, and the Chief of the Australian Defence Force Air Chief Marshall Mark Binskin, while near Gallipoli, Turkey. Commanding Officer Anzac, Commander Belinda Wood, welcomed Prime Minister Abbott and […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Training & Education

    After a successful six-month deployment conducting maritime security and interception operations. in the Middle East Area of Operations HMAS Anzac (III) is heading home to Australia for some well deserved leave. The Royal Australian Navy frigate is heading home to Fleet Base East in Sydney after patrolling waters from the Red and Arabian Seas to […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sustainment teams on both sides of Australia are upgrading ANZAC class frigates HMAS Perth and HMAS Anzac to significantly increase their capability. Across each warship, BAE Systems Australia is delivering more than 15 complex engineering changes including enclosing the quarter deck, modifications to accommodate the MH-60 Romeo naval helicopters, relocation of the on-board gymnasium and […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Anzac has arrived in Port Louis, Mauritius, the last foreign port of her NORTHERN TRIDENT deployment. Anzac departed Sydney in March, and has transited the Southern and Indian Oceans, the Red Sea, Suez Canal, the Mediterranean Sea and the North and South Atlantic en route to Port Louis. The ship has represented […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities

    After two years in a command that encompassed four Anzac class frigates, Commander Matthew Doornbos handed over command of HMAS Anzac to Commander Belinda Wood at a ceremony held alongside Sydney’s Fleet Base East last week. Commander Doornbos took command of HMAS Ballarat in November 2012, and has lead the ship through deployments in support […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities

    Following a series of successful activities around the Dardanelles and the Gallipoli Peninsula for the Centenary of Anzac, the Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac made a port visit to Istanbul where the crew participated in several diplomatic events. Together with her sister ship, New Zealand’s HMNZS Te Kaha, Anzac berthed on the Bosphorus in […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The lead ship of Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class guided missile frigates, HMAS Anzac, will be on a visit to Manila from May 16 to 21, 2016 as part of its current deployment around South-East Asia. On sailing from Manila, Anzac will exercise with the Philippine Navy’s BRP Rajah Humabon in the waters off the Philippines, […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMAS Anzac, the Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate, recently hosted the Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, for a short visit. Together with the guided missile frigate HMAS Melbourne, Anzac is currently in the midst of a five week workup period off the New South Wales coastline, so Rear Admiral Mayer’s arrival by Melbourne’s embarked […]

  • 20 April 2015
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    In the western reaches of the Indian Ocean two Anzac class frigates, Australia’s HMAS Anzac and New Zealand’s HMNZS Te Kaha, met up with the Australian Navy’s battle tanker, HMAS Success, marking the next stage of the journey by the three ships to the Mediterranean for Centenary of Anzac commemorative events. Anzac and Te Kaha […]

  • 8 June 2015
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    The Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has arrived in France, as part of her NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment. Anzac departed Sydney in March and has transited the Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean, the Red Sea, Suez Canal, the Mediterranean Sea and most recently the North Atlantic en route to France where she is visiting […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac returned to her home port of Fleet Base East in Sydney on August 8, following a five month long NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment. During NORTHERN TRIDENT, Anzac clocked up over 27,000 nautical miles as she navigated the Southern and Indian Oceans, Red Sea, Suez Canal, the Mediterranean […]

  • 16 March 2015
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    HMAS Anzac and the ship’s company of 192 departed Sydney yesterday for a once in a life-time deployment, supporting the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli. Family and friends were on the wharf to farewell the frigate, which will spend five months visiting ports around the globe. Commanding Officer HMAS Anzac, Commander Belinda Wood […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac recently completed working up its whole ship skills in preparation for NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015, a global deployment that will see it represent Australia at the Centenary of Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli in April. In contrast to the Dardanelles campaign of 1915, Anzac’s role 100 years on is […]

  • 18 June 2018
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    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac returned to her homeport at Fleet Base East on June 17, completing a three-month Southeast Asia deployment. Anzac deployed as part of a three ship task unit with HMA Ships Success and Toowoomba. Departing Fleet Base East in March, Anzac visited seven ports in six nations, participated in two […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A week after sailing from their homeport of Sydney, the crew of HMAS Anzac sailed from Fleet Base West this week on the next leg of their deployment on Northern Trident 2015. Anzac sailed in company with her sister ship HMAS Toowoomba and the Royal New Zealand Navy replenishment ship HMNZS Endeavour, to Anzac Cove for Anzac […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Mauritius turned on a very warm welcome for HMAS Anzac when the Australian Navy frigate stopped in the island nation’s capital for a port visit recently. Approaching Port Louis Harbour, Anzac was escorted by the Mauritian Coast Guard ship CGV Barracuda, and as Anzac came alongside, further signs of Mauritian hospitality could be seen and […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    At the entrance to the Grand Harbour of Valletta, Malta, the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac was joined by STS Young Endeavour for a formation entry, kicking off a few days of engagement between the Australian Navy and the people of the Republic of Malta. The Centenary of Anzac, a major focus of Anzac’s […]

  • 19 June 2015
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    The Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has arrived in Casblanca, Morocco, as part of her NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment. Anzac departed Sydney in March and has transited the Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean, the Red Sea, Suez Canal, the Mediterranean Sea and most recently the North Atlantic en route to Casablanca. During the five […]

  • 12 May 2015
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    The Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has arrived in Valletta, Malta, as part of her NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment. Anzac departed Sydney in March 2015, and has transited the Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean, the Red Sea and Suez Canal before arriving in the Mediterranean Sea. During the five month deployment, the ship has […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    It was the 417th replenishment at sea (RAS) for HMAS Sirius but for the ship’s company of HMAS Anzac, the successful refuelling while underway marked the first since Anzac’s recent anti-ship missile defence upgrade. The replenishment took place while Anzac was returning home to Fleet Base East from Western Australia after taking part in the […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has departed Sydney on a three-month deployment to South East Asia. As informed, the ship will visit a number of ports while deployed in order to strengthen relationships and interoperability with some of Australia’s close partners in the region. “Among other countries we will be visiting Papua New […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac arrived in Souda Bay on the island of Crete in Greece on 18 April as part of its deployment on NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015. Anzac departed Sydney on 15 March, and has transited the Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean, Red Sea and the Suez Canal before arriving in the […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Royal Australian Navy’s frigate HMAS Anzac formed the number 20 on the flight deck to mark the ship’s 20th Birthday at sea during the South East Asia Deployment 2016. The lead ship of the Anzac class of frigates was launched on September 16, 1994 and commissioned May 18, 1996. Tennix Defence Systems (now BAE Systems) […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Australian Naval ship, HMAS Anzac arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on 07th January 2013. She was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander John Stavridis called on Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe at the Western Naval Command […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailing across the Indian Ocean on its way to Anzac Cove and beyond, the Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has kept itself busy with daily flying operations using the ship’s embarked AS350BA Squirrel helicopter. The flying operations have been a good opportunity to consolidate the skills of the flight crew; the ship’s embarked […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities

    HMAS Anzac, the lead ship of the Australian Anzac-class frigates, changed command in a ceremony onboard the ship as she was alongside in Sydney. Commander Belinda Wood formally handed over command of HMAS Anzac to Commander Michael Devine. Commander Wood thanked her crew for all their efforts in a tenure that took the ship around the […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The lead ship of Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigates departed Fleet Base East in Sydney for the first time in 2017 to begin her deployment work ups. HMAS Anzac sailed out in formation with HMA Ships Melbourne and Parramatta. Coming out of a maintenance period, Anzac headed for the East Australian Exercise Area, the Australian Defence […]